OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA scholarship deadline is March 2

HONOLULU (February 25, 2020) ­– Native Hawaiian students have one more week to submit their applications for the Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education Scholarship Program, a partnership between OHA and the University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program.

Applications for scholarship awards for the Fall semester must be submitted online by 4 p.m., Monday, March 2, 2020. The Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education Scholarship Program will provide scholarships to approximately 200 Native Hawaiian students pursuing college degrees.

Applicants must meet the following:

  • Be of Native Hawaiian ancestry;
  • Enrolled at any of the 10 University of Hawaiʻi campuses for Fall 2020;
  • Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 for undergraduates and a minimum GPA of 3.0 for graduate students.

Priority consideration will be given to first-generation college students and non-traditional students, including student parents.

For more information about the Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education Scholarship Program and the application process, visit bit.ly/UH-OHA_Scholarship or email ohastem@hawaii.edu.

To apply, complete the UH System Common Scholarship Application online at https://uhsys.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/.

For a comprehensive collection of information on scholarships, financial aid resources, and student support services for Native Hawaiians, visit www.oha.org/scholarships.

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